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First Name
11k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Karol

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How popular is the baby name Karol in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 0 5
1914 9 0 9
1915 16 0 16
1916 18 0 18
1917 20 0 20
1918 20 5 15
1919 11 0 11
1920 13 0 13
1921 25 8 17
1922 8 0 8
1923 18 6 12
1924 19 7 12
1925 20 7 13
1926 16 7 9
1927 19 9 10
1928 20 10 10
1929 20 11 9
1930 34 16 18
1931 22 13 9
1932 30 20 10
1933 47 38 9
1934 63 52 11
1935 65 49 16
1936 89 79 10
1937 97 86 11
1938 117 104 13
1939 129 112 17
1940 150 137 13
1941 164 151 13
1942 184 172 12
1943 197 184 13
1944 228 214 14
1945 223 211 12
1946 226 216 10
1947 267 250 17
1948 239 232 7
1949 190 184 6
1950 207 200 7
1951 214 205 9
1952 248 236 12
1953 198 190 8
1954 214 207 7
1955 223 214 9
1956 214 204 10
1957 255 249 6
1958 264 257 7
1959 258 253 5
1960 225 225 0
1961 231 225 6
1962 210 204 6
1963 189 189 0
1964 225 220 5
1965 181 181 0
1966 162 157 5
1967 144 139 5
1968 126 126 0
1969 117 112 5
1970 99 99 0
1971 83 83 0
1972 54 54 0
1973 59 54 5
1974 38 38 0
1975 34 34 0
1976 35 35 0
1977 27 27 0
1978 34 34 0
1979 43 30 13
1980 40 35 5
1981 22 22 0
1982 29 19 10
1983 39 32 7
1984 29 21 8
1985 23 15 8
1986 21 21 0
1987 32 25 7
1988 32 22 10
1989 38 27 11
1990 56 41 15
1991 43 35 8
1992 38 25 13
1993 49 32 17
1994 43 31 12
1995 44 32 12
1996 59 42 17
1997 39 30 9
1998 50 37 13
1999 60 45 15
2000 60 48 12
2001 53 39 14
2002 57 42 15
2003 41 34 7
2004 77 59 18
2005 448 316 132
2006 208 136 72
2007 212 149 63
2008 137 87 50
2009 136 97 39
2010 108 78 30
2011 136 99 37
2012 162 131 31
2013 90 66 24
2014 104 77 27
2015 84 66 18

Fun Facts about the name Karol

  • How many people with the first name Karol have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,548 babies born with the first name Karol in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karol to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karol? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karol first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karol is Thursday, August 14th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Karol born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karol was in 2005 with a total of 316 babies.
  • Random Karol Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karol is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 24 babies in California have the same name as you in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Karol: Your name in reverse order is Lorak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Korla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karol? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,127 people with the last name Karol.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karol? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karol as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common last names for Karol

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Common first names for Karol

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karol U.S.
  White 95.30% 64.26%
  African American 0.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karol

People with the last name Karol are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Karol" mean? The list below shows the origins of Karol as well as things modernly associated with the name Karol such as celebrities named Karol.

English

Origin and Meaning of Karol

The name "Karol" is of English origin, and it means "Feminine variant of Charles meaning manly". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II is a christian leader. Pope was born in 1920 as Karol Jozef Wojtyla in Wadowice, Republic of Poland.

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John Paul II, Pope

John Paul II, Pope is a christian leader. John was born in 1920 as Karol Jozef Wojtyla in Wadowice, Republic of Poland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Karol

Karol Lyn Newman
Karol Conka
Karol Kepchar
Karol Linetty
Karol Markowicz
Karol Pollock Sec
Karol Soltan
Karol Wojtyla
Karol Mason
Karol Boudreaux

Notable Persons With the Last Name Karol

Tina Karol

Tina Karol is a singer and actress specializing in soul and pop music music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Tina was born in 1985 as Tatyana Grigoryevna Liberman in Orotukan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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What does the name Karol mean?

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Ais for angelic, a truly pure heart

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Lis for lively, your life is full of energy!

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